2 Sustainable development is a process that empowers people in poor communities to ultimately help themselves.
3 Sustainable development is powerful, long-lasting development.
4 Sustainable development is an EMPOWERING process that places those being affected at the centre of their own development.
5 People are equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and appropriate values and attitudes to act and manage their own development.
6 Effective Communication Sustainable Development is a HOLISTIC approach that considers:Human RightsGender EquityEnvironmentEffective Communication
7 Sustainable development is non-discriminatory and protects the dignity of all people.
8 It does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, gender, religion, political opinion, national or social origin, or birth status.
9 Planned Monitored and Evaluated All sustainable development projects must be:PlannedMonitored andEvaluated
10 Development considers Human Rights Sustainable development must take into account basic human rights as agreed upon in 1948 by all member countries of the United Nations.
11 UN Declaration of Human Rights In 1948 the United Nations passed the Declaration of Human Rights. Here is a summary of that document.· Freedom of peaceful assembly and of association· Seek and receive information and ideasEvery human being has the right to:· Take part in politics· Life· Work· Liberty and security of person· Fair wages and equal pay for equal work· Not be a slave· Not be tortured· Social security· Protection of the law· A decent standard of living· A fair and public hearing in the courts· Join a trade union· Be presumed innocent until proved guilty· Rest and leisure· Education· Freedom of movement and residence· Marry and raise a familyAll of these rights apply to everyone regardless of race, colour, gender, language, religion, political opinion, social origin, property or birth order.· Own property· Freedom of thought, conscience or religion· Freedom of opinion and expression